New York News
12:22 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

NY "Common Core" Under Fire

Parents, teachers, unions and government officials all are weighing in on the pros and cons of standardized testing in New York State.

Many parents across New York are wrestling with the question - should they allow their children to take New York's math and English tests, part of the new "Common Core" curriculum for grades three through eight scheduled for this month.

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New England News
6:00 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Mass. Secretary of Education Makes First Tour of Berkshires

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone (center) meets with education leaders at Berkshire Community College.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The recently appointed Massachusetts Secretary of Education visited with school superintendents and local officials in the Berkshires today to hear suggestions for improving the state education system.

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